The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 22 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.38% 11.32% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 13.95% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98 129 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 71.53% 81.13% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 67
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,150 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.00%) Laravel
8 3 (15.00%) PHP 5
9 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
9 2 (10.00%) Behat
9 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (10.00%) RESTful
9 2 (10.00%) iPad

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (15.00%) Laravel
7 2 (10.00%) Behat
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) CSS3
8 1 (5.00%) FuelPHP
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) iPad
1 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (5.00%) Data Security
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago